Maine Maritime Museum, a nationally recognized, state-wide cultural institution located on the Kennebec River in Bath seeks a Director of Finance/Business Manager who will play a key role in the leadership team and help the museum continue to grow and excel. The Director of Finance is responsible for all aspects of financial planning and management including preparation of income statements and financial reports, budgeting, forecasts, and leading the annual audit process; and human resources including payroll and benefits management. The Director also oversees various business activities of the museum including the museum store, admissions, facility rentals, and is the primary contact with the museum’s IT vendor. The Director reports to the Executive Director, works closely with the board, auditors, bank and investment manager, and oversees three direct reports with a total staff of 11 plus occasional volunteers.
Qualifications include a B.A. or B.S. in Accounting, Management, or Finance, with at least five years of relevant financial, supervisory, strategic, and board interaction experience, preferably with a not-for-profit organization. Experience with human resources function and general understanding of current law. Ability to translate financial concepts to staff and board and effectively collaborate with programmatic and fundraising colleagues. Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; knowledge of accounting and reporting software, preferably Blackbaud Financial Edge. Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
The position start date is May 27.
Salary commensurate with experience, competitive benefits, positive working environment.
For a full job description, please visit: www.mainemaritimemuseum
Please send a cover letter and resume to Jacqueline Berry, Personnel Officer, Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street, Bath, ME 04530. Electronic submissions accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will close April 11. No phone inquiries, please. Maine Maritime Museum is an equal opportunity employer. This position is subject to background checks including sex offender, criminal and credit checks.